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Object ID 001303

Object Name Peter Paul's Choclettos box

Object Desc Brown cardboard box, lid and bottom, with blue text and images. Girl and boy image at right. Image of candy off center. Bottom is blue cardboard.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001845a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 11

Object Date

Start Year Range 1920s

End Year Range 1950s

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Peter Paul's Choclettos,candy,Peter Paul, Inc.,boxes,merchandise displays,chocolates,

Title Peter Paul's Choclettos box

Description Cardboard box with lid for Peter Paul's Choclettos. CMY1845A is lid. On front is image of candy packaging at left of center. At right edge is image of children. Text on top of lid "Peter Paul's / Super Quality / Chocolate Caramels". On long side of lid text is "Peter Mounds Paul's / Peter Paul, Inc., / Nagatuck, Conn.,". On shorter sides it states that it was 24-5cent packages. CMY1845B is the bottom. The bottom is blue with similar text on side to lid. On interior lip of bottom text reads, "What a Bar of Candy for 5". Bottom side is plain.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.25

Length 0

Width 11

Depth 5.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure

Dimension Details Dimensions are with lid and bottom of box enclosed.

Quantity 0

Material paper


Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Peter Paul, Inc.

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1845a-b



Date JAN 23,2014

Summary good

Assessor BN

Notes A- Overall good condition. Creases and dents in the four corners of the lid. Edges are worn. bottom edges have minor fraying in the paper. Liquid spotting on top of lid. Interior of lid has tears on right edge in the top layer of paper. B- Top edges are worn and frayed. Some loss and tears in paper. Bottom of box has crease at left with fraying at corners. Brown staining on interior lip of box.


Date JAN 23,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 13 from Room 7, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin

Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 12 from Room 7, Shelf 13 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 4,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4 from Room 7, Shelf 12 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 7,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 11 from Room 4 - automatic entry by admin



Date JAN 23,2014

Notes In 1919, Peter Paul Halajian founded the Peter Paul Candy Manufacturing Company in Connecticut. In the 1920s, they were known for the Mounds candy bar and Almond Joy in the 1940s. Today it is owned by the Hershey Company.